Spectacular, one-of-a-kind 3-bedroom, 2 bath loft with NO MONTHLY MAINTENANCE located in the former Silk Exchange office building, a NYC landmark constructed in 1895. The co-op owns 2 retail stores which cover 100% of the operating expenses with any surplus paid to the shareholders annually (maintenance would be ~$5K / month if no retail store ownership) and has a part-time doorman. With soaring 10.5′ ceilings, this apartment underwent a meticulous $1mil+ XXX mint renovation (completed in 2016) and boasts three exposures (south, east and north) with fabulous bright light and open Soho/downtown views. Among the highlights of the rooms within this magnificent home are the expansive living room of over 500 sf which has 7 extra-large windows with a custom built-in natural finish steel shelf, museum-style up lights + art lights. The windowed kitchen features an oversized island open to the dining room which easily seats 10-12 people.
This apartment offers an outstanding blend of the best historical workmanship with the latest and greatest features and comfort available. The significant original historic details that have been restored to like-new condition include: wood trim around doors / windows , interior windows + transom windows over doors, maple wood floors with in-floor marble slabs (location of original office sinks), original metal fire escape windows, original radiators (featured in Smithsonian Institution), original Carrara marble baseboards and 21 3’x6’ wood windows (5 facing south, 3 east and 13 north) newly built to historic standards with sound dampening laminated glass. With regard to technology, this is the only unit in the building with a custom designed dual zone, ducted central air system. Following this, you will discover Smart Home features: Lutron shade and lighting controls, in-wall CAT 5 structured a/v wiring + a/v system with Sonos sound system, wifi repeaters, and 70” Sony + 47” LG televisions. The kitchen includes Miele appliances (refrigerator / freezer, microwave, oven hood, washer, dryer), Bosch dishwasher, 36” Viking gas range, Franke sink / faucet and a U-line 2-zone wine refrigerator.
Next, with regard to comfort, convenience and style, the kitchen features custom cabinet doors/drawer fronts, Zodiac quartz counters and a glass back-splash (Artistic Tile). The bedrooms include a custom Flou movable closet system (Italy), pocket doors, built-in bookcase with lighting. Phillip Jeffries grass cloth wallpaper, ultra-suede walls with 2” Dacron padding. The master bathroom has a south facing window, radiant heat, Waterworks fixtures/sink, Duravit Phillipe Stark toilet, custom cabinets, marble mosaic floors and walls and a frameless glass shower enclosure. The second bathroom has Grohe fixtures. Lacava sink / cabinet, Duravit Phillipe Stark toilet + air bubble soaking tub, marble mosaic floor / glass tile wall (Artistic Tile) and an over-sized transom window for natural light .
Quintessential Soho location close to all transportation, the Gourmet Garage, Whole Foods, the most exciting restaurants and shopping in Manhattan. Contact us for our next Open House or a private showing at your convenience 7 days a week.